I started out on an early morning photo mission. The quest: to
find purple or pink airplanes to shoot for my five year old
daughter, Alyssa. Each year, she tells me what she wants pictures
of, and I do my best to make it happen.
The tragic collision of two landing P-51 Mustangs is setting the aviation world abuzz as families grieve for the pilot who was lost and another who was injured... Aero-TV offers up some explanatory footage in the hopes that it will keep the rumor mill on hold while the NTSB resolves the cause of this tragedy. We look forward to their investigation in the hopes that it may prevent future heartaches...
It was indeed a special ceremony for the two recipients of Able
Flight's 2007 scholarship award winners in AeroShell Square who
have been training at AirVenture's own Wittman field. It was also
special for the founder and Atlanta's Hansen Air Group who made it
Cites Two Occasions Of Concerns By Flight Surgeons
Is alcohol an ingredient for the "right stuff?" A NASA report
released Friday reveals on at least two occasions, astronauts were
allowed to head into orbit... despite showing signs of being
The EAA Museum in Oshkosh, WI achieved the status of Air and
Space Museum in July 2006 with the implementation of Phase One of
their Space Gallery -- better known as an exact replica of
SpaceShipOne. This year, Phase Two was
With all the hubbub surrounding the announcements of new
light sport aircraft from Cessna and Cirrus, you may not be aware
of a third company hoping to make an impact in the burgeoning LSA
market. Gobosh Aviation unveiled its new light sport
aircraft , the G-700S, this week at AirVenture 2007.
Maybe it's just the overall white finish with no real flashy
trim, but this beast looks like an Extra and Nemesis may have been
fooling around while nobody watched at one of last year's fly-ins.
Its salesmen unabashedly say the airplane's lines come from the
Extra 230 and the Laser.
Al and Tim Adelman, father and son owners of Chesapeake Sport
Pilot, decided to give up careers as attorneys to work in a field
fueled by their passion for aviation. Their Stevensville, MD flight
school opened its doors in February of 2007 with one light sport
aircraft. Al and Tim shared their experiences in building the
flight school this week at AirVenture.
Yes, yes, we know you’re thinking of Brangelina. And even
at AirVenture, Cirrus set up a plasma screen to run closed-loop
video of the cutesy couple canoodling in Angelina's SR22 somewhere
out west. But we wanted to know who the real Cirrus owners are.
From The "Newbie" To The Volunteer Who's Been At It For
Sharon Travis is a busy woman. An AirVenture volunteer since
1973 and Volunteer Chairman for the past two years, she is
responsible for the logistics in placing many of the 5,000 Oshkosh
volunteers in all areas of the site, from the flight line to
playing with young children.
An Air Of "Frenetic Tranquility" Abounds At The Lagoon
At the south end of Wittman Field, I board a big yellow bus for
the ride to EAA’s Seaplane Base. After a 4.5-mile ride
through the cornfields, and with the madness of AirVenture
completely out of sight, we disembark on the side of the road and
walk into the woods through a gate. We follow a well-cut nature
"I was standing out on Central Avenue and I was looking
over to the park and saw the helicopters get close. The blue one
split and went down. The red or orange one went right after
Sources: Jerry Fender, witness to the midair
collision of two news helicopters over Phoenix, AZ on Friday. The
helicopters collided while covering a police pursuit of a stolen
truck, killing all four persons onboard the two aircraft.